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#Beowulf

By posted at 10:00 am on January 15, 2014 1

Medievalist Elaine Treharne teaches a course on Beowulf at Stanford, and one of her primary theoretical questions for her students is, “What is (the) Text? … What constitutes Beowulf?” So she got to thinking. She wondered what she and her students would do “with a social media version of the poem.” What ensued is a distillation of the great epic in 100 tweets, which you can read over here.





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One Response to “#Beowulf”

  1. JOHN T SHEA
    at 4:15 pm on January 15, 2014

    Beowulf slays monster Grendel, slays Grandel’s mother, slays a dragon, and dies. The end.

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